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EDUCATION

PhD in Curriculum and Instruction/Social Studies Education/Modern American History, The Pennsylvania State University, 1995

Dissertation: Clio's Disciples: Historians, Social Studies Educators, The American

Historical Association and The Schools, 1956-1986

MA in American History, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1977

BS in Social Science Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1973

EMPLOYMENT

Adjunct Professor of Education, The Pennsylvania State University:

DuBois Campus, Fall 1998

Course Taught: SSED 497 Teaching and Learning in Elementary Social Studies

Adjunct Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Fall 1997 to the Present

Courses Taught: Hist 0106 United States History to 1865

Hist 0107 United States History Since 1865

Hist 1321 Civil War and Reconstruction

Econ 0206 Intermediate Microeconomics

Adjunct Professor of History, Robert E. Cook Honors College,

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Summer 1997-1998

Courses Taught: History Alive: What Was It Like To Be A Student at Indiana

State Teachers College in 1956 ?

History Alive: What Was It Like To Be A Student at Indiana

University of Pennsylvania in 1966 ?

Curriculum Developer, Social Studies Instructor, St. Marys Area School District

High School, 1993 to the Present

Courses Taught: AP Economics, Economics, Psychology, World History, American Government, American History to 1877, American History Since 1877,

Civil War Era (Picture-Tel), Law Education, The Far East, The Near East

Clinical Field Supervisor-Secondary Social Studies

(Pitt/Bradford, St. Bonaventure, Clarion University)

Teaching Assistant/Lecturer in Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 1992-1993

Courses Taught: SSED 430W Teaching Elementary Social Studies

SSED 411 Teaching Secondary Social Studies I

Lecturer in History, The Pennsylvania State University, DuBois Campus, 1991-1992

Course Taught: Hist 21 American Civilization Since 1877

Social Studies Instructor, St. Marys Area School District, High School, 1975-1992

Courses Taught: American History to 1877, American History Since 1877,

American Government, World History, Economics, Civil War Era,

The Middle East, The Far East, Current Affairs, Law Education,

Psychology, The Soviet Union, Japan, American Subcultures

Social Studies and English Instructor, St Marys Area School District, Middle School, 1973-1975

Courses Taught: World History, English

ACTIVITIES

Pennsylvania Department of Education: "Social Studies Focus Group" April 14-16, 1999

Developed standards for Pennsylvania Social Studies Teacher Education

Teaching with Pic-Tel: SSED 497, Civil War Era 1997-2001

Selected "Who's Who in American Teachers-1998"

Selected SMASD "Secondary Teacher of the Year" in 1992

Memberships:

Phi Lambda Theta

National Council for the Social Studies

National Council for History Education

American Historical Association

Association for Multicultural Education

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Committees:

Government Standards Committee

Professional Development Committee

Textbook Selection Committee

Service Learning Committee

Distance Learning Committee

Career Exploration Committee

Civil War Encampment Committee

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Mark Mraz's Civil War Page, (http://www.angelfire.com/pa4/drcaptainm)

Magruder's American Government/A Case Study in Civic Education: 1917-1993 The Pennsylvania

Council for the Social Studies Journal Vol. XXVI (Spring 1997): 48-51.

An Historical Analysis of the American Historical Association's Service Center for Teachers of History

1956-1968, Mining the Traditions of Social Studies/ Foundations of Social Studies Special Interest Group Bulletin No. 7 (March 1996): 13-30.

Dissertation Research in Social Studies, 1982-1991. ERIC Document (1995) with David Warren Saxe and Margie Leigh Jackson: ED380376

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Jurassic Park, The Middle States Council for the Social Studies Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (Fall 1994): 45-50.

The Bucktails-Skirmishers of the Civil War-from Backwoods to Battlefield, St Marys High School

Homepage,(http://www.ncentral.com/`stmlib/buck.htm) Off Line

PRESENTATIONS

Daniel Sickles at Gettysburg presented to the St. Marys Area Middle School Eight Grade Class and Teachers at Peach Orchard on the Gettysburg Battlefield, May 10, 2001

Women in the Civil War presented to the public at The St. Marys Civil War Encampment, May 6, 2001

Civil War Camp Life presented to the public at The St. Marys Civil War Encampment, May 5, 2001

Lincoln and His Generals presented to the public at The St. Marys Civil War Encampment, May 5, 2001

Gettysburg and Vicksburg presented to the faculty and eight grade history students at St. Marys Area

Middle school, April 27,2001

The History Education Project of the American Historical Association as a Model for Education and Liberal Arts College Cooperation presented to the Education and Teaching Faculty at Bowling Green State University of Ohio, February 24, 2000

Compare and Contrast Teaching Technique presented to preservice social studies education students at Bowling Green State University of Ohio, February 23, 2000

The Social Studies Formula in Elementary Education presented to the Education Faculty at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, May 14, 1999.

How to Approach Geography Lessons in the Elementary Social Studies Curriculum presented to the

Foundations of Education Faculty at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, May 4, 1999

The Internet as a Social Studies Teaching Tool presented to the Social Studies Department of St. Marys Area School District, April 19, 1999

The Social Reconstructionists, the Critical Theorists and Curriculum for Utopia presented to the Faculty at The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, March 19, 1999

The Bucktails-Skirmishers of the Civil War-from Backwoods to Battlefield presented at St. Marys Senior Center, Dec. 23, 1998

What is History? presented to the Faculty of Education at Marietta College of Ohio , May 18, 1998

Teaching with Picture-Tel presented to the St. Marys Area Faculty, St. Marys, April 1, 1998

How to Play the Stock Market Game presented to IU 9 Area Social Studies Teachers, September 17, 1997

Teaching Applied History presented to the Faculty of Education at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, May 20, 1997

Civil War Era Course Overview(Pic-Tel/Distance Learning) presented to the St. Marys Area School Board, April, 15 1997

Compare and Contrast Teaching Technique presented to the St. Marys Area Faculty, 1992-1996

My Experiences at the Elk County Courthouse as a Participant in the Teachers in Business and Industry Program presented at the St. Marys Area Tech-Prep Center Conference, August 15, 1996

Picture and Document Analysis presented to the Faculty of Education at Seton Hill College, May 12, 1996

Curriculum Integration Project: Tech Prep and Academics-Social Studies Components presented to the Faculty and Teachers at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, November 13, 1995

American Historical Association's Service Center for Teacher's of History presented to the Foundations of Social Studies SIG at the National Council of Social Studies Annual Convention in Chicago, November 12, 1995

Cooperative Learning: Question Museum presented to the St. Marys Area Faculty, October 12, 1994